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Malaysia could be part of Spurs' pre-season tour plans soon, as part of the new sponsorship agreement they signed with American International Assurance (AIA) Group

Tottenham Hotspur could be set to make a pre-season stopover in Malaysia after they signed a brand new sponsorship agreement with American International Assurance (AIA) group recently.

As part of the agreement, AIA will be allowed to pick the location for their pre-season tours in the next five years and it seems that they are already plotting for a trip down to Malaysia soon.

AIA Group Chief Executive Mark Tucker affirmed the fact that it has huge interests in Malaysia, which makes it a very likely location for Spurs to visit. Besides playing a friendly game, the London-based side would also be holding football development programmes within the nation.

According to The Star, Mark said: "“We have not sat down and finalised the details yet but Tottenham Hotspur are sure to come to Malaysia. I don’t know when but it will most probably be sooner rather than later.

"AIA have a strong presence and commitment in Malaysia. There is also a huge support for Tottenham in the country and we will hold football development programmes there as well."

Besides Malaysia, Spurs could also be set to tour in three other countries, considering that AIA Group also has a strong presence in Hong Kong, where they are currently based at, as well as China and Indonesia.

The new bumper sponsorship deal will see the AIA brand on all Spurs shirts for the next five years, extending their current relationship which saw Spurs carry the AIA brand on shirts that were used in cup competitions.